Dating to the Great Raj, late 18th-19th century. 61” length, fully mounted on its original heavy dark brown cane haft. Bronze top mount, made in three pieces, serving as a mace with gear like disk below the tip, secured with an iron lug. Hound’s tooth bottom edge and six integral transverse bands. The bronze base piece with hound’s tooth edge and three transverse bands. Untouched with characteristic very deep rich patina throughout. Chaukidar were village police armed with these weapons to maintain order as well as patrol against nocturnal animal intrusions.